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  • Funk Friday: The J.B.’s | The Grunt

    Funk Friday: The J.B.’s | The Grunt

    Funk Friday, Music 06/24/2011 22:03 no comments

    This guest post is by Tom Cooney of a.tom.called.cooney. The J.B.’s are best known as the backup band for James Brown in addition to backing up Bobby Byrd, Lyn Collins and other members of the James Brown Revue.  The band was formed in 1970 after walking out on Brown because […]

     
  • Funk Friday: Barry White | Playing Your Game, Babe

    Funk Friday: Barry White | Playing Your Game, Babe

    Funk Friday, Music 06/10/2011 16:55 no comments

    This guest post is by Tom Cooney of a.tom.called.cooney. Barry Eugene White was born in Galveston, Texas in 1944.  His family eventually moved to South Central Los Angeles where he began playing piano at an early age.  White started gang banging with his brother Darryl and eventually was locked up […]

     
 
 

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